List of freshwater aquarium fish species

A vast number of aquatic species have successfully adapted to live in the freshwater aquarium. This list gives some examples of the most common species found in home aquariums.

1. Angelfish


2. Catfish

3. Characins and other characiformes

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4. Cichlid

5. Cyprinids

6. Loaches and related cypriniformes

7. Live-bearers and killifish

8. Labyrinth fish

9. Rainbowfish

10. Gobies and sleepers

11. Sunfish and relatives

12. Others

Such as Bichir, Arowana, Knifefish, Pipefish, Pufferfish etc

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